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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation

Providing a supportive environment for emerging artists

three stars

87.96

39 Watermill Towd Road Water Mill, NY 11976
tel: (212) 253-7484   Web Site
EIN: 13-4144013

Board Leadership
William Campbell
Chairman

CEO
Robert Wilson
Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.96 three stars
  Financial 87.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, operator of The Watermill Center, is an organization founded by Robert Wilson to provide a supportive environment for emerging artists to explore new ideas and foster their career development. Watermill provides a haven for the next generation of artists who embrace avant-garde, multidisciplinary approaches. The Foundation also documents the work of Robert Wilson and his collaborators and manages The Robert Wilson Archive, The Watermill Study Library.

The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, operator of The Watermill Center, is an organization founded by Robert Wilson to provide a supportive environment for emerging artists to explore new ideas and foster their career development. Watermill provides a haven for the next generation of artists who embrace avant-garde, multidisciplinary approaches. The Foundation also documents the work of Robert Wilson and his collaborators and manages The Robert Wilson Archive, The Watermill Study Library.

Financial

three stars

87.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
68.6%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.18
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation (NY) 87.96 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,444,763
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,582,815
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $24,804
Total Contributions $10,052,382
   Program Service Revenue $152,576
Total Primary Revenue $10,204,958
   Other Revenue $-200,936
TOTAL REVENUE $10,004,022
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,439,025
   Administrative Expenses $428,542
   Fundraising Expenses $475,727
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,343,294
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,660,728
   
Net Assets $36,990,321

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Summer Program $1,418,310 41.2%
Residency Program $746,537 21.7%
Curatorial/Exhibitions $596,319 17.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 87.96 three stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 84.88 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 77.50 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 77.68 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.85 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 85.82 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-4144013
Name in IRS Master File BYRD HOFFMAN WATER MILL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,495 2.86% Linda Jackson Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$153,000 3.52% Elka Rifin Watermill Center Director

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Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation (NY) 87.96 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation
39 Watermill Towd Road
Water Mill, NY 11976
tel: (212) 253-7484
EIN: 13-4144013

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Board Leadership

William Campbell
Chairman

CEO

Robert Wilson
Artistic Director

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